Meaning and name origin
Mamie \m(a)-mie\ as a girl's name is pronounced MAY-mee. Short form of Margaret (Greek) "pearl" or Mary (Latin) "star of the sea". The name is borne by Patrick Dennis's eccentric fictional character Auntie Mame, a central character of a book, a Broadway musical, and a movie. See also Mimi. First Lady Mamie Eisenhower.
Mamie is a very popular first name for females (#356 out of 4276, Top 8%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Mamie for girls. Mamie reached its highest rank of #57 in the U.S. in 1880-1889. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Mamie and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Mary (#120), Margaret (#169), Mimi, Mayme, Mamie and Mame. (2014 statistics).
Mamie▼ is also pronounced similarly to Maemi and Maymie▼. Other suggested similar baby names are Jamie▲, Macie▲, Marie▼, Maxie▼, Mazie▼, Ramie and Tamie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Mamie.